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What to Expect When Seeking Virtual Mental Health Services
What to Expect When Seeking Virtual Mental Health Services
Poor mental health can affect every aspect of your life — from your work and your relationships to how you feel about yourself. Sadly, many Canadians have difficulty…

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What to Expect When using Virtual Care to See a Dermatologist
What to Expect When using Virtual Care to See a Dermatologist
Access to specialized healthcare can be challenging, and dermatology is no exception. Dermatology plays a key role in diagnosing and treating skin conditions, yet many people find it difficult to see a dermatologist promptly. …

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What to Expect When Seeing a Naturopath Virtually
What to Expect When Seeing a Naturopath Virtually
People have used naturopathic medicine for many years to complement their ongoing health needs. Based on the belief that the body can heal itself, naturopathic medicine aims to improve health through clinical nutrition, hydrotherapy, lifestyle counseling, naturopathic manipulation,…

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What Health Appointments Should Women Make as They Age?
What Health Appointments Should Women Make as They Age?
As women get older, their healthcare needs change. While scheduling the usual check-ups, screenings, and immunizations remains important, there are a few new tests and boosters you need to add to your to-do…

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Care on Maple
A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Care on Maple
How to Get Started on Maple With more than six million Canadians currently without a family practitioner, getting fast and reliable access to healthcare is top of mind for many. Maple makes it…

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What to Expect When Seeing an Endocrinologist Virtually
What to Expect When Seeing an Endocrinologist Virtually
If you have a hormonal imbalance or condition, you may consider seeing an endocrinologist: a medical expert that specializes in hormone health and metabolism. The endocrine system is a series of glands that communicate through messenger hormones to…

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How to get Access to Healthcare when Abroad this Summer
How to get Access to Healthcare when Abroad this Summer
Canadians like to travel. We explore and experience cultures, food, and scenery at home and abroad. According to Stats Canada, Canadians took over 653,100 return trips overseas in 2023. But all that travelling…

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What Health Appointments Should Men Make as They Age
What Health Appointments Should Men Make as They Age
Being on top of your health and checking in when you suspect health issues is important for a healthy life. Unfortunately, several studies have shown that men are…

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How to Access Health Care from Canadian Cottage Country this Summer
How to Access Health Care from Canadian Cottage Country this Summer
One of the many joys of a Canadian summer is heading out to the cottage for fun in the sun with family and friends. It’s a time for making core memories, sharing meals, and getting back to nature.…

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How Can I Get a Doctor’s Note for Food Poisoning
How Can I Get a Doctor’s Note for Food Poisoning
Balancing work and health can be challenging, especially when sudden illnesses like food poisoning occur. Food poisoning symptoms often hit you fast and hard and can keep you stuck at home sick for days. …

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